Rilla Yeater Award
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Rilla Yeater Award Best Publicity Effort Award
Previous Recipients Year Association Publication Editor 1978 Akron WBA (over 20M) Pin Action Rilla Yeater Sandusky WBA (under 20M) Mini News Lucille Pohlman 1979 Westerville WBA Westerville News Elsie DeJonghe 1980 Ashtabula WBA Bridgin' The Gap Holly Brown 1981 Akron WBA (over 20M) Pin Action Rilla Yeater Coshocton WBA (under 20M) Smoke Signals Jeanie Drumm 1982 Akron WBA (over 20M) Pin Action Rilla Yeater Coshocton WBA (under 20M) Smoke Signals Jeanie Drumm 1983 Sandusky WBA Mini News Lucille Pohlman 1984 Dayton WBA (over 20M) Pin Deck Barbara McKinney Coshocton WBA (under 20M) Smoke Signals Jeanie Drumm 1985 Marion WBA Bowling Hi Liters Donna Griffith 1986 Akron WBA (over 10M) Pin Action Rilla Yeater Ashtabula WBA (under 10M) Pin Tales Barbara Armany & Bonnie Plizga 1987 Dayton WBA (over 10M) Pin Deck Barbara McKinney Coshocton WBA (under 10M) Smoke Signals Jeanie Drumm 1988 Dayton WBA (over 10M) Pin Deck Barbara McKinney Elyria WBA (under 10M) Bowling By-Lines Carrie Kuhns 1989 Findlay WBA Lane Lines Doris Edie 1990 Greater Hamilton WBA Set 'em Up JoAnn Denzler 1991 Findlay WBA Lane Lines Doris Edie 1992 Elyria WBA Bowling By-Lines Carrie Kuhns 1993 Elyria WBA Bowling By-Lines Carrie Kuhns 1994 Elyria WBA Bowling By-Lines Carrie Kuhns 1995 No Winner     1996 Toledo WBA Pin Talk Staff Members:  Robin Mantey,  Ann Bartok & Mary Jo Davey 1997 Elyria WBA By-Lines Pat Schoditch   Rilla Yeater Best Publicity Effort (Name changed in 1996) 1996 Sandusky WBA Exhibit at Sandusky County Fair 1997 No Winner     Rilla Yeater Best Publicity Effort Award     (Name changed  in 1998) 1998 Cleveland WBA Cleveland's 77th Annual Tournament Jacqueline Kirk-Terrell 1999 Bellefontaine WBA Alley Chat Rebecca Warner 2000 Greater Hamilton WBA Set 'em Up JoAnn Denzler 2001 Bellefontaine WBA Alley Chat Rebecca Warner 2002 Toledo WBA Pin Talk Robin Mantey 2003 Springfield WBA   Dodie Haughey 2004 Greater Cincinnati WBA   Pam Mitchell 2005 Lake Geauga WBA   Linda LeMay 2006 Cleveland WBA   Pat Smith 2007 Lake Geauga WBA Lane Lines Linda LeMay 2008 Van Wert USBC WBA  Linda McGinnis 2009 Springfield District USBC WBA Ten Pin Tattler Roberta Havholm 2010 Springfield District USBC WBA Ten Pin Tattler Roberta Havholm 2011 Springfield District USBC WBA Ten Pin Tattler Roberta Havholm 2012 Southeastern Ohio USBC Lane Chatter Joy Kellenbarger 2013   Springfield District USBC WBA Ten Pin Tattler Roberta Havholm 2014 Springfield District USBC WBA Ten Pin Tattler Roberta Havholm 2015 Springfield District USBC WBA Ten Pin Tattler Roberta Havholm 2016 Gr. Toledo USBC Pin Talk Ruth Heath-Trott 2017 Springfield District USBC WBA Ten Pin Tattler Roberta Havholm